QUEENSLAND / NORTHERN TERRITORY

The Queensland / Northern Territory Branch leads the ACA Salary Survey and developed the HR Policy Templates. 

ACA – Qld conducts monthly professional development activities including lunch forums on practice-related issues and site tours of exemplar projects.

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QLD?NT update

What's New from ACA - Qld/NT

19 September 2017

ACA – Qld/NT has had a busy month, with new members, a successful site tour and plans for the annual members’ dinner and trivia night.

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Qld/NT Trivia night

Save the Date for the Annual QLD/NT Trivia Night

19 September 2017

ACA – Qld/NT invites you to its annual Members’ Dinner and Trivia Night, an evening of architecture, knowledge, competition, camaraderie and fun.

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Margaret Cribb Child Care Centre Site Visit

Margaret Cribb Child Care Centre Site Visit

15 August 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT on a site tour of a new UQ child care centre, which is founded upon the principles of Reggio Emilia.

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Qld / NT update

ACA - Qld/NT update

12 July 2017

Education, procurement, contracts, government assets and non-compliant materials are on the agenda for the ACA – Qld/NT. 

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Risky Business

Risky Business

12 July 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime discussion of architectural services contract conditions and how to negotiate 'less risky' client service agreements.

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Project partnering

Project Partnering - the Builder and the Architect

8 June 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a discussion of the benefits of 'project partnering' procurement.

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Qld June

ACA - QLD /NT June Update

9 June 2017

Recent activity from ACA – Qld/NT.

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2015 Salary Survey

2015 Salary Survey Report and Analysis

17 July 2015

The ACA has released the report on findings of the 2015 National Salary Survey. The outlines the broad trends identified this year and compares these to the results from the previous two years.

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ACA Qld NT

ACA - Qld/NT Update

20 March 2017

The ACA – Qld/NT has already hosted two of its monthly events for the year, with a series of site visits, roundtables and lunch forums still to come.

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Catherine Baudet

Congratulations Catherine Baudet

19 March 2017

Catherine Baudet's decades of advocacy for women in architecture has been recognised with the Paula Whitman Prize for Leadership Gender Equity. 

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ACA Insight

ACA Insight - the National Webinar Program

17 February 2017

ACA Insight – the National Webinar Program gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.

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ACA Insight 2017 program

Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program

17 February 2017

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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Do unto others

Do Unto Others

15 December 2016

ACA National President Steve Kennedy wishes all well, and urges architectural practices to look forward to 2017 with 'optimism for ourselves but also with optimism and generosity towards our staff'. 

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ACA QLD NT UPDATE

ACA - Qld/NT Roundup

15 December 2016

It's been busy at ACA – Qld / NT lately! We present a roundup of activity and introduce two committee members.

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Qld/NT Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings from Qld/NT

15 December 2016

President Mark Williams reflects on a successful and busy year for ACA – QLd/NT.

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Save the date

Save the Date - The Future

15 December 2016

Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.

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ACA Financial Training

ACA Financial Training

15 December 2016

Greg Isaac provides an overview of the recent financial training program undertaken by all ACA elected members.

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ACIF Nov 2016 forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - November 2016

10 November 2016

ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.

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2016 AGM

ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2016

2016 ACA Annual General Meeting – Monday 12 December.

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QUT Site Tour

QUT Creative Industries Site Tour

8 November 2016

Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2. 

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2016 ACA Qld NT election results

ACA - QLD/NT Election Outcome

17 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA – Qld/NT Committee.

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QLD NT Trivia

ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

18 October 2016

Ignite your team's competitive spirit at the ACA – QLD/NT Trivia Night on Friday, 4 November 2016 on the Rooftop of Wesley House, Brisbane.

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 Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre

4 August 2016

The August ACA – Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

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ACA Qld/NT election

ACA - Qld/NT Election

19 July 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 ACA – Qld/NT elections.

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ACA - Qld/NT July Update

19 July 2016

Two events coming up this month from ACA – Qld/NT.

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Architects in Australia

Architects in Australia

18 May 2016

Insightful reports by Gill Matthewson chart the professional profile of architects and the industry’s growth and development in recent years through the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Censuses. 

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Brand and Marketing for Architects

Brand Marketing for Architects

24 April 2016

Join Lindy Johnson at the next ACA – Qld/NT lunchtime event as she outlines the importance of brand and marketing to architectural practices.  

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QWB

Event report: Queens Wharf

10 March 2016

Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” – a report on ACA – Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.

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ACA Qld Pres Report

2013-14, a Year of Achievement for ACA - Queensland

6 July 2014

ACA – Qld President Geoff Street reports on activities, events and initiatives of 2013 – 14. 

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Get involved

2016 with ACA - Queensland / NT

7 February 2016

Warmest wishes for 2016 from ACA QLD/NT!

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Welcome New Qld Architects

Christmas Drinks

3 December 2015

ACA – Qld/NT's Christmas drinks celebrated the states' new architects, as well as kicking off the festive season.

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Drinks on the rooftop

ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks

4 November 2015

You deserve an early finish! Come along to the ACA – Qld / NT Christmas Drinks to celebrate a successful year and the promise of an even better year in 2016.

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Managing non-compliance

Managing Non-Compliance

14 October 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance. 

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Architects on fire

Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

17 September 2015

Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.

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Streamlining the Tender Process

Streamlining the Tender Process

11 August 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime presentation by Damien Stokes and John Wheeler from Stokes Wheeler about ensuring your tender processes are efficient and effective. 

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Salary survey report

2014 Salary Survey Findings

8 June 2014

The ACA is pleased to release a report on findings of the first two iterations of the National Salary Survey.

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BIM demystified

Event Report - BIM Demystified

12 May 2015

A brief report on the recent ACA – Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.

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BIM demystified

The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!

11 April 2015

Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA – Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.

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UQ Oral Health Centre

UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit

7 March 2015

The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice – Ben Doolan reports on the ACA – Qld/NT visit.

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Construction market report

Construction Market Report

9 February 2015

What are the economic forecasts for your state? The ACIF Construction Market Report is out now.

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QLD/NT Update

News and events from ACA - Qld / NT

10 February 2015

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Fee Structures and Productivity

Fee Structures and Productivity Output

6 November 2014

How do we improve practice profitability? Job-by-job, day-by-day. Greg Wines reports on the discussion at the ACA – Qld/NT’s November event. 

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Welcome David Bridgman

Welcome David Bridgman

3 November 2014

ACA – Qld/NT welcomes David Bridgman. 

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Message from Mark Williams

Message from Mark Williams

3 November 2014

Mark Williams, the new ACA – Qld/NT President, provides an update in activities and plans. 

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Social media strategy

Social Media Strategy and Your Business

3 November 2014

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Site tour report

Architecture and Healing

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. 

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Infrastructure Q

Infrastructure Q

7 October 2014

The Infrastructure Q Directions Statement from the Queensland Government.

 

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Architects on Fire

Architects on Fire

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT event.

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Social media strategies

Social Media Strategies That Get Results

7 October 2014

Join ACA – Qld / NT to learn how to reach clients on social media in a strategic, time effective way.

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No more best and final offer

No More 'Best and Final Offer' in Qld!

14 September 2014

The Queensland Government has removed ‘Best and Final Offer’ processes from all tendering procedures. 

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Site tour

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour

4 September 2014

Save the date for the ACA – Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

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Mark Trotter

Thank you Mark Trotter

3 September 2014

Mark Trotter has made a remarkable contribution to the ACA and the wider profession.

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Annual Members Lunch

Congratulations to Queensland's new architects

4 September 2014

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Riverfire

Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event

4 September 2014

Join ACA – Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.

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Welcome new members

Welcome new ACA members

4 August 2014

The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia. 

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Risky business

Risky Business

31 July 2014

ACA – QLD/NT’s July lunch forum in Brisbane, titled ‘Risky Business – a claims overview’, focused on claims trends and recent observations.

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ACA Qld and NT unite

ACA Qld and NT unite

8 July 2014

Welcoming ACA – Qld / NT!

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Risk and Disability Standards

Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards

8 July 2014

What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA – Qld’s lunchtime forum. 

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ABC Site visit

ABC Site Tour - Report

31 May 2014

A report on ACA – Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters

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ACA Qld lunchtime forum

Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards

30 May 2014

ACA – Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.

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Why HR Policy Matters

Why HR Policy Matters

12 May 2014

With the release of the new ACA HR Policy Templates, we outline the benefits of having policy in place for practices of all sizes. 

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Embracing technology

Is Cloud the Answer?

24 March 2014

ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.

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Fee proposal workshop

Fee Proposal Workshops

4 November 2015

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held around the county in November.

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Brisbane Supreme and District Courts Site Tour 2

Brisbane Supreme & District Courts

10 February 2014

ACA – Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey. 

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ACA Qld NT Events 2017

Queensland Calendar of Events

20 March 2017

ACA – Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2017. 

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New Queensland Committee Members

14 October 2013

Welcome to Bruce Forrester and Robert Wesener.

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Preliminary Observations from the Inaugural Salary Survey

Preliminary Observations from the Inaugural Salary Survey

15 July 2013

The ACA ran its inaugural salary survey in mid-2013. What does it tell us about renumeration in the profession?

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Client risk management

Event Report: Client Risk Management

17 July 2014

What potential risks might clients present? What are the warning signs? What strategies and structures can architects use to reduce risk? 

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HR Policies Protecting your frontline intelligence

Event Report: HR Policies

2 February 2014

Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?

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Event Report: Succession Planning

Event Report: Succession Planning

16 July 2013

What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA – Qld’s last event for 2013.

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HR Policy Templates

HR Policy Templates

12 May 2014

The ACA is delighted to announce that a set of HR Policy Templates are now available to members.

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Thank You Graham Hobbs

Thank You Graham Hobbs

9 December 2013

Mark Trotter recalls the longstanding contribution that Graham Hobbs has made to the ACA and the profession.

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